Past features

Past features

Germany use one friendly to thrash a rival, the other to experiment with a new formation

November 18, 2011
Germany use one friendly to thrash a rival, the other to experiment with a new formation

Germany played two games this week – 3-3 draw away in Ukraine, followed by a convincing 3-0 win over Holland.
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Ireland: defensive, and no reason to change

November 16, 2011
Ireland: defensive, and no reason to change

Giovanni Trapattoni has guided Ireland to their first major tournament for a decade, yet there are still questions about his tactics.
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Spain continue to dominate possession but need more penetration

November 14, 2011
Spain continue to dominate possession but need more penetration

A criticism of Spain days after an unfortunate 1-0 defeat to England is always likely to come across as a wild knee-jerk reaction, but Spain’s problems against decent sides have been evident for over a year now.
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The APOEL miracle continues…

November 2, 2011
The APOEL miracle continues…

The clear outsider in a very strong group coming into the tournament, APOEL now find themselves top of Group G after a 2-1 win over Porto.
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Eduardo fails to track Igor Denisov, and Zenit get the upper hand in important victory

November 1, 2011
Eduardo fails to track Igor Denisov, and Zenit get the upper hand in important victory

After such an exciting first game between these two sides, the return match was something of a disappointment.
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